NPQH – Course Information

*Closing date 29 September 2021*


NPQH: Headship (including a new programme of support for newly appointed Headteachers)

NPQH Application Form

All NPQs are taught through a blended balance of online individual learning, online seminars and face-to-face meetings and a simplified end-of-course assessment. There are two cohorts annually, starting in Autumn and Spring. The programme last 18 months.

You can find more information on the courses in our STSN NPQ Programmes brochure. Please make sure you read the brochure thoroughly before applying.

Cost: £1,690 

NPQH Funding explained. The DfE will fully fund participants who are either:

  • Current or aspiring headteachers in PP30 schools
  • Heads in post in their first 2 years in any state-funded school

Aspiring Heads not eligible to access funding can pay to do the programme.

Independent schools or individuals employed in these settings may apply and pay for this programme.

For further information or to check your eligibility for funding please contact

Follow this link to a DFE video explaining the new reformed NPQs